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Clonal variation in survival and growth of hybrid poplar and willow in an in situ trial on soils heavily contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbonsAuthor(s): Ronald S., Jr. Zalesny; Edmund O. Bauer; Richard B. Hall; Jill A. Zalesny; Joshua Kunzman; Chris J. Rog; Don E. Riemenschneider
Source: International Journal of Phytoremediation. 7: 177-197.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionSpecies and hybrids between species belonging to the genera Populus (poplar) and Salix (willow) have been used successfully for phytoremediation of contaminated soils. Our objectives were to: 1) evaluate the potential for establishing genotypes of poplar and willow on soils heavily contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons and 2) identify promising genotypes for potential use in future systems. We evaluated height, diameter, and volume after first year budset by testing 20 poplar clones and two willow clones.
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CitationZalesny, Ronald S., Jr.; Bauer, Edmund O.; Hall, Richard B.; Zalesny, Jill A.; Kunzman, Joshua; Rog, Chris J.; Riemenschneider, Don E. 2005. Clonal variation in survival and growth of hybrid poplar and willow in an in situ trial on soils heavily contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 7: 177-197.
Keywordsphytoremediation, plant-enhanced bioremediation, phreatophytes, Populus, Salix, oil
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